The Stomach that Chewed Hunger and other stories

28 February, 2023

Edited by Bama

Translated by Ahana Lakshmi

Exploitative landlords, a dog named Cut-tail, casteist restrictions to places of worship being further entrenched after the COVID-19 pandemic, a daughter’s thoughts about her dying mother—through the voices of its myriad characters, this anthology of twelve stories by Tamil Dalit women explores a range of themes, emotions and social issues.

Zubaan, Rs 375, 152 pages